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WhiteKnightTwo takes to the skies


Virgin Galactic continues to test its WhiteKnightTwo aeroplane.

WhiteKnightTwo will be used to launch a tourist rocket plane into space.

The BBC brings you exclusive footage of the craft's 11th test flight - its first long-distance journey from its base in Mojave, California.


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